Gael Monfils

Who is Gael Monfils?

Gael Sebastien Monfils alias Gael Monfils is a French Profesional Tennis player. Gael came into the spotlight after he ranked 6 all over the world of Association of Tennis Professionals on November 7, 2016. Further, Gael’s is well known among the people for reaching two Grand Slam singles semifinals at the 2008 French Open and 2016 US Open. Moreover, Monfils is the current no.2 Frenchman and no.10 single male player in Europe. Apart from this, Gael is the eight times ATP World Tour singles titleholder and was named ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2005.

If not wrong you might also be here to know more about this famous tennis player. Below, we have provided you with all the information related to Gael’s bio, age, personal life, career, net worth, etc.

Celeb Facts

First NameGael
Last NameMonfils
Birth PlaceParis
ProfessionTennis Player
FatherRubin Monfils
MotherSylvette Carassee
Siblingsyounger brother ( Daryl Monfils)
Net Worth$10 million as of 2019
Eye ColorN/A
Hair ColorN/A
StatusIn relationship with Elina Svitolina
Height6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)
Weight80 Kg (176 Ibs)
Body MeasurementsChest= 41 inch, Arms= 16 inch, Biceps= 32 inch


How old is Gael Monfils? Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, and Siblings

Gael Monfils was born on September 1, 1986, as Gael Sebastien Monfils. By the passed September 1 of 2019, he has successfully turned 33 years old. He was born in Paris, France under the birth sign Virgo. Further, he holds French nationality and belongs to French-Caribbean ethnicity. Gael toon birth in the house of parents Rubin Monfils (father) and Sylvette Caresse (mother). Monfils’s father is a former football player whereas his mother is a nurse. Besides, grew up with his younger brother, Daryl Monfils. Moreover, his brother is also a tennis player. In fact, both the brothers played doubles together in the 2012 Open Sud de France.

Gael Monfils Early Career

In February of 2004, Gael reached the world no.1 ranking during his junior year. Additionally, Monfils won the title like AustralianOpen, Wimbledon and the French Open. In fact, he also became the International Tennis Federation youth world champion. Further, in 2012. He represented France in the junior Davis Cup and also won the German Junior Open. Gael won his first Career ATP point in 2003 at the France Futures.

Gael Monfils’s Professional Career


After winning all four junior Grand slam tournaments, he became the world no.1 junior in 2004. Gael won his first ATP title in 2005 and was able to reach the finals of the other two tournaments. Moreover, he defeated the world no.1 Andy Roddick and reached the semifinals of the Rome Masters.

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Gael during his game Source- Instagram

However, Gael began losing games after Novak Djokovic defeated him in the fourth round of Hamburg Masters. Later, he became the no.1 player in France after his fabulous performance in Franch Open. Besides, Gael reached his first Masters final after winning his second ATP title in 2009. After that, he continuously won the ATP title in 2010 and 2011. However, he was unable to play well due to injury in 2012. In 2013 he returned back to the game with a healthy and energy full body. He won his fourth ATP title in 2014. The year 2015 and 2016, Gael didn’t win any title. However, he reached beyond the round of 16 of the single’s main draw only three times in 2017.

In 2018, he won his 7th ATP title at the 2018 Qatar Open. Further, in 2019, he won the 8th ATP World Tour singles title at the 2019 Rotterdam Open. On September 5, 2019, Monfils played against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini in the qualifying round to the US. However, he lost the match.

Gael Monfils loses in US Open 2019

On September 2, 2019, Gael and Matteo played against each other in the US Open qualifying round. The match was held on Wednesday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Further, the match between them was worth watching as the match was going very competitive. However, Gael lost the match against the 23 years old young player Italian player Matteo Berrettini in a 5-st thriller. Moreover, the victory of Matteo leads him to become the first Italian to qualify for US Open semi-final in the past 42 years.

How much is Gael Monfils Net Worth and Salary in 2019?

As of 2019, he has a net worth of $10 million. According to the source, Gael has altogether won $16 million to the date as his prize money. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his salary.

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Gael with his car Source- Instagram

Apart from this, Gael earns a lot of money from his endorsements deal with brands like Nike, K-Swiss, ASICS, Head, Prince, and Wilson. Further, he has a good collection of cars. He owns a Mercedes SLR McLaren car worth $381,290 and Audi R8 V10 plus car worth $191,000. Moreover, he has a lavish mansion in Trelex, Switzerland. Additionally, he has another mansion of worth ranging from $2.5-$4 million in Miami, Florida.

Is Gael Monfils married or dating? Wife, Girlfriend, and affairs

Nothing to hide regarding Gael’s relations he is openly in a relationship with Elina Svitolina. His girlfriend Elins is also a Ukranian tennis player. The couple confirmed dating each other in January 2019 at the Australian Open. However, the couple hasn’t provided any information baout their marriage and children.

Gael  Monfils Wife, Girlfriend, Bio, Age, Net worth (2019), Height, Siblings
Gael Monfils with his girlfriend Source- Instagram

Putting some flash into their past relations, Gael was previously in a relationship with Dominika Cibulkova in 2008. Dominika was also a tennis player. However, later the couple breaks up with each other. Further, Monfils was also in a relationship with Alize Cornet who is also a tennis player. Like the previous one, their relation also couldn’t last long and they break up.

Unknown Facts about Gael Monfils

  • Gael was a teen and has won U-13 and U-14 French 100m Championship before coming to fame.
  • He has also appeared in the music video titled ‘Hello’ by Dragonette and Martin Solveig.
  • Altogether, he has won 8 ATP titles till now.

Height, Weight and Other body measurenment

As a tennis player, he is very concerned about his health and managed his body very well. Gael is 6 feet 4 inches(1.93m) tall and weighs 80 Kg(176 Ibs). Further, he has got a good body physique where chest measures 41, arm measures 16 and biceps 32.